Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/category.detail/nav/5064/News from around the regionen-usFri, 3 Jul 2020 06:15:12 EDTFri, 3 Jul 2020 06:15:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCape punts decision on maskshttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/592613.htmlOn a day when Florida logged an additional 10,000-plus cases of the COVID-19 virus -- setting another record -- dozens of local residents turned out to have their say on whether Cape Coral City Council should require masks to be worn in the...Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTThree Cs and masks: DeSantis urges Floridians to take safety measureshttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/592614.htmlAs the state and country prepare to celebrate Independence Day, Gov. Ron DeSantis urged Floridians to take precautions over the holiday weekend amidst the highest single-day increase in cases since the COVID-19 pandemic began.Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTTough choices: Some Cape bars choose to temporarily closehttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/592615.htmlWith COVID-19 cases in Florida and Lee County climbing, coupled with some close-to-home tragedies, many establishments in Cape Coral are making the tough decision to temporarily close until conditions become safer for patrons and staff alike.Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTOfficials urge safety in celebrating Independence Dayhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/592616.htmlDespite Independence Day celebrations being cancelled throughout the area, residents are encouraged to practice safe behavior that would apply not just in a year with a pandemic.Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDTLee sheriff's race to step off with a partisan primaryhttp://www.captivasanibel.com/page/content.detail/id/592617.htmlThe Lee County Sheriff's race appears on both the Aug. 18 Primary and Nov. 3 General Election ballots The Republican primary has two candidates, incumbent Carmine Marceno and James A.Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDT